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Hiw to make a TurtleVac!

By Jessica Hirschhorn | 21 May, 2017

Link to YouTube video and GoogleDoc that describes, step by step, how to make a vacuum suction wound device for $60

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Jessica Hirschhorn Replied at 4:29 AM, 21 May 2017

Subject: A $60 WoundVac wound healing device!

Hello,

My partner at COANHealth.com, Dr. Jeff Kobs, has developed a wound vacuum suction device that can be made for under $60.

I have made a YouTube video that describes, step by step, how to make it.

The accompanying GoogleDoc (in comments section of video) explains each step and the parts needed.

I would be so happy if you would consider distributing the video widely, to all of your medical staff who handle large wounds.

Here is the video:

https://youtu.be/BRioWrBk_I0

With kindest regards,

Jessica Hirschhorn, MD

Robert Parker Replied at 1:17 PM, 21 May 2017

Jessica,

Thank you for the detailed video and link to materials on an important resource to help patients in our settings. Do you have any easy adaptation for settings with 220-240V power? This may be as simple as a stand-alone voltage converter, but would add a slight cost to the project. Also, it would be crucial for those in or traveling to 220-240V settings to know the need to have a durable converter for the Tetra Whisper AirPump.

Again, thank you for the resource and for working through these problems.

Bob

Robert Parker MD
Tenwek Hospital
Consultant Surgeon
Director of Clinical Research

Jessica Hirschhorn Replied at 2:04 PM, 21 May 2017

An adapter probably the best solution. Thanks for
your excellent question. We use them in Nicaragua where electrical plug is the same.

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